By Barb Stephens
Do you know enough to become a citizen? Take this test and find out!
1. Who discovered America and what was he looking for?
2. What were the first 13 original states which formed the Union?
3. How many amendments to the Constitution have been made so far?
4. What must be done before the Constitution can be amended?
5. What right is provided in the 15th Amendment?
6. When was the Constitution of the United States adopted?
7. What form of government do we have in the United States? What is the difference between a republican type of government and a monarchy?
8. How many Presidential electors does each state have?
9. What is the most important right that the Constitution give us as Americans?
10. What are the first 10 amendments to the Constitution called?
11. Who established the first permanent colonies in North America?
12. What is meant by referendum?
13. What are the colors of the United States flag and what do they stand for?
14. Who was President during the Civil War and about when was this war fought?
15. What document was signed on July 4, 1776: where was it signed and what did it declare?
16. What are the basic principles of the U.S. Constitution?
17. Who is eligible for the office of President or Vice President?
18. When and where does Congress meet?
19. Why is the government divided into three branches?
20. How many members are there in the Supreme Court? What is the term of office for these judges?
These questions were taken from the Basic Guide to Naturalization, published by the Immigration and Naturalization Service of the United States Department of Justice.
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